Culminating the 2023 ABET Symposium, each of ABET’s Accreditation Commissions will have an interactive town hall session. After a brief presentation, members of the respective commission’s volunteer leadership and its Adjunct Director(s) will open the floor for accreditation questions and discussions. Symposium attendees may participate in the town hall session of their choice.
This presentation is designed for representatives from ABET accredited programs or those interested in seeking initial ABET accreditation. In either case, the session will help programs proactively prepare for future accreditation reviews by providing guidance on writing effective self-study reports (SSRs). A program’s SSR is a critical document in achieving a successful accreditation evaluation, but… Read more »
In our Ask Me Anything (#AMA): Assessment Discussion Den, attendees are invited to ask any and all assessment-related questions and our experts will answer them. Each Discussion Den brings ABET thought leaders together with Symposium attendees for an informal and enlightening discussion on a specific topic. These are organic conversations. There is no agenda or… Read more »
In our Ask Me Anything (#AMA): Accreditation Discussion Den, attendees are invited to ask any and all accreditation-related questions and our experts will answer them. ABET Chief Accreditation Officer Joe Sussman and Senior Director of Accreditation Operations Jane Emmet will lead the conversation. Each Discussion Den brings ABET thought leaders together with Symposium attendees for… Read more »
In our Ask Me Anything (#AMA): International Accreditation Discussion Den, attendees are invited to ask any and all international accreditation-related questions and our experts will answer them. Join ABET Chief Accreditation Officer Joe Sussman, Senior Director of Accreditation Operations Jane Emmet and Manager of International Accreditation Sherri Hersh to discuss the topics that are most… Read more »
Performance indicators are a critically important educational tool for programs, both in setting course objectives and in helping students understand expectations of their learning by the time they complete the program. As such, performance indicators should be developed through a consensus among the faculty and, once assessed, the results should be reviewed to determine the… Read more »
Considering ABET accreditation for the first time? You can’t miss this session! You will gain a firm understanding of the foundational processes and procedures of the ABET accreditation process, what is needed to prepare for the initial accreditation of a program and where to turn for additional information. We will go over the entire process… Read more »
Are you new to program assessment? Have you volunteered or been assigned the task of leading your program assessment efforts and you need assistance on how to move forward? In this session, the speakers share experiences related to getting started and sustaining program assessment and program continuous improvement processes. The speakers will use a continuous… Read more »
ABET criteria imply some manner of continuous activities in all the general criteria from students to institutional support. While some of these processes are institutionally and automatically continuous in any academic setting, demonstration of compliance around the Accreditation Policy and Procedure Manual, Criterion 2 (Program Educational Objectives), Criterion 4 (Continuous Improvement), and, by association, Criterion… Read more »
This session will discuss commonly identified shortcomings and how to avoid them when seeking ABET accreditation for an EAC program. In addition, common criteria terminology will be defined and explained to better understand requirements. The presentation will also discuss statistics on shortcoming findings.